Q: WHO is this camp for?
A: ANY youth triathletes that want to come train, learn, and have fun with the SLAP Coaches! All ages, experience levels, and ability are welcome to attend camp. **Athletes must be able to swim 100 yards and have a bicycle without training wheels.**
Camp is limited to the first 15 participants that register.
The Junior Elite athletes (selected and notified via email) will be focusing on draft-legal racing skills with Coach and Professional Triathlete Sara McLarty.
Q: WHAT is included in camp?
A: All expenses are included in camp. Meals and snacks will be provided. Swim practice at the NTC is provided. Cabin rental is included. Coaching fees are included. A bike tune-up by a professional mechanic is included...any additional parts/services will be charged to athlete. We will post a "Packing List" soon.
**Athletes with special dietary restrictions will need to provide their own food.**
**Athletes are welcome and encouraged to bring snacks and food from home...but everything MUST be shared with the other campers!
**No personal meals will be cooked/prepared by the coaches. Campers must be able to make meals themselves or parents can bring special meals (dietary issues) to camp on a daily basis.
Q: WHEN is camp?
A: Camp is from July 8 - July 12.
- Check-in at 12:00p (noon) on Monday, July 8th at Lake Louisa State Park.
- Pick up is at 12:00 (noon) on Friday, July 12th.
Q: WHERE is camp?
A: Camp will be held at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, FL. We have reserved Cabins #10 & #11 for the duration. All activities will take place inside the beautiful state park. Open water swimming in Lake Louisa, biking on the quiet, safe roads within the park, and running on the miles of off-road trails.
Q: WHY are we hosting this camp?
A: Summer is the perfect time to let us get those kids out of the house and active for a couple days! At SLAP Summer Camp, the participants work on their swim/bike/run skills...but also on team building, responsibility, listening, and friendship skills.
Coach Morgan will be on-site for the duration of camp, including sleeping over in the cabin. Coach Michelle will be the assistant coach during the day sessions.
Let our expert SLAP Coaches teach your SLAPPERS how to be faster triathletes with swim, bike, and run training. We will also work on inter-personal skills with ice-breaker games and team-bonding games activities.
Q: HOW MUCH is camp?
A: Camp is $500 for #SLAPPERS paying the monthly-tri-team-training fee**, any June camp participants, and second or third siblings. Camp is $600 for all others (athletes do not have to be local or part of the SLAP Tri Team to attend camp!).
Q: Anything else?
A: Homesick or athletes with special/medical needs are welcome to attend camp on a "daily" basis. Parents will be called during the night to pick up an campers with medical or homesick issues.
Phones are allowed. But athletes will be expected to put them away at Coach's request for group activities, training, and information. Campers will be instructed to check-in with families in the morning & evening at designated times.